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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Graphis aperiens Müll.Arg.

Flora 74: 113 (1891)

T: Tokyo, Japan, 1890, Miyoshi s.n.; holo: G n.v.

Graphis semiaperta Müll.Arg., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 23: 397 (1891). T: Brisbane, Qld, 1889, F.M.Bailey 488; holo: G.

  Thallus off-white to pale grey, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, conspicuous, numerous, scattered, straight or curved, rarely branched, sessile, with a thin evanescent thalline margin, 0.7–3.0 mm long, 0.15–0.25 (–0.30) mm wide; lips initially closed, later opening. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Epihymenium black, epruinose. Hymenium 75–100 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely (5–) 6–8-locular, 20–30 (–34) × 6–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  Corticolous in Qld, N.S.W., Vic. and Tas.; also in Japan.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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